Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development

A Cascades-Driven Approach

by Anwar Ludin

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Book Description

Learn how to leverage the BlackBerry 10 Cascades framework to create rich native applications. Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development gives you a solid foundation for creating BlackBerry 10 apps efficiently. Along the way, you will learn how to use QML and JavaScript for designing your app's UI, and C++/Qt for the application logic. No prior knowledge of C++ is assumed and the book covers the fundamental aspects of the language for writing BlackBerry 10 apps. Also a particular emphasis is put on how to create a visually enticing user experience with the Cascades framework, which is based on Qt and QML.

Starting with the native SDK configuration and an overview of the Momentics IDE, the book is fast-paced and you will rapidly learn many of the best practices and techniques required for developing beautiful BlackBerry 10 apps.

Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development is written for developers wishing to learn how to write apps for the new BlackBerry 10 OS and those interested in porting existing iOS and Android apps to BlackBerry 10 as native applications.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-ND). You can download Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development ebook for free in PDF format (6.2 MB).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Getting Started
1
Chapter 2
QML and JavaScript
33
Chapter 3
C++, Qt, and Cascades
59
Chapter 4
Controls
99
Chapter 5
Application Structure
133
Chapter 6
ListView and DataModel
171
Chapter 7
HTTP Networking
219
Chapter 8
Personal Information Management APIs
251
Chapter 9
Sensors
281
Chapter 10
Invocation Framework
301
Appendix
Device File system
323

Book Details

Subject
Computer Science
Publisher
Apress
Published
2014
Pages
343
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9781430261575
ISBN10
1430261579
ISBN13 Digital
9781430261582
ISBN10 Digital
1430261587
PDF Size
6.2 MB
License
CC BY-NC-ND

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